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There are 2 ways to get from Wilmington to Emerald Isle by bus, taxi or car

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Line 101 bus, bus, taxi  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Downtown Station to Forden Station 101
  2. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Jacksonville 388 / ...
  3. Take a taxi from Jacksonville to Emerald Isle

$107 - $147

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Emerald Isle 83.2 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Wilmington to Emerald Isle is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Wilmington to Emerald Isle is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 54m.

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The distance between Wilmington and Emerald Isle is 65 miles. The road distance is 83.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Emerald Isle without a car is to line 101 bus and bus and taxi which takes 3h 22m and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3h 22m to get from Wilmington to Emerald Isle, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wilmington to Emerald Isle is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Wilmington to Emerald Isle.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Emerald Isle. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 65.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 22m

What companies run services between Wilmington, NC, USA and Emerald Isle, NC, USA?

There is no direct connection from Wilmington to Emerald Isle. However, you can take the line 101 bus to Forden Station, take the walk to Wilmington, Nc, take the bus to Jacksonville, then take the taxi to Emerald Isle. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Emerald Isle.

Bus operators
Wave Transit
Website
thewavetransit.com
Bus from Downtown Station to Forden Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
wavetransit.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Wilmington, Nc to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Other operators
Taxi from Jacksonville to Emerald Isle
Ave. Duration
41m
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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